COCA Email Updates: December 27, 2010 – January 03, 2011
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Oral Rehydration Points (ORPs): Planning and Guidance – CDC (Dec 27)
This document provides additional guidance to organizations operating cholera treatment facilities for setting up ORPs.
Cholera Information for Healthcare Professionals
Cholera resources for healthcare professionals addressing diagnosis, testing, treatment, patient care, and prevention.
COCA On-Demand Training
Archived COCA Conference Calls are available on the COCA webpage. Simply download the PowerPoint and follow along with the posted audio file.
Situation Update Summary – CDC (Dec 30)
According to the FluView report for the week ending December 25, influenza activity is increasing in the United States. Influenza-like-illness (ILI) increased nationally and now is higher than expected for this time of year.
FluView - Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report – CDC (Dec 30)
2010-2011 Influenza Season Week 51 (December 19-25, 2010), data of influenza activity in the United States.
Updated Recommendations for Obstetric Health Care Providers Related to Use of Antiviral Medications in the Treatment and Prevention of Influenza for the 2010-2011 Season – CDC (Dec 29)
These recommendations provide guidance for obstetric health care providers in prescribing antiviral medications for treatment and prevention of influenza during the 2010-2011 season.
January 2011 EID – CDC (Jan 2011)
The Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) journal provides recognition of new and re-emerging infections and understanding of factors involved in disease emergence, prevention, and elimination. It also represents the scientific communications component of CDC's efforts against the threat of emerging infections. See the January 2011 issue of the EID journal for more information.
California Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination – USDA (Dec 30)
First Class Foods, Inc., a Hawthorne, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 34,373 pounds of organic ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. To view the recalled labels visit the USDA website.
Additional Information: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_070_2010_Release/index.asp
Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alert – FDA
For information on recent FDA recalls, market recalls, and safety alerts visit the FDA site.
- December 30, 2010 - Drive Total Energy Issues a Voluntary Recall of Rock Hard Extreme and Passion Coffee Dietary Supplements
- December 30, 2010 - Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Announces Voluntary Recall of Acetadote® Vials
- December 30, 2010 - PRock Marketing, LLC Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All weight loss formulas and variation of formulas of Reduce Weight Fruta Planta/Reduce Weight Dietary Supplement.
- December 30, 2010 - The Ritedose Corporation Announces the Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 0.083% Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 3 mL Due to Mislabeled Unit Dose Vials
- December 29, 2010 - TINY GREENS ORGANIC FARM FOOD CO. RECALLS PRODUCT BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK
- December 28, 2010 - J&D Produce Announces Precautionary, Voluntary Recall Of Fresh Greens
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